HOBOS (HOneyBee Online Studies) is a honeybee project that came about in the city of Würzburg in 2006. Prof. Jürgen Tautz manages and promotes this project as an alternative teaching method for schools. Bees equipped with micro-chips, the interior of a bee hive, as well as numerous measuring values of its environment (climate, vegetation, soil) can be monitored and kept track of from anywhere around the globe. Many ecological aspects are thus revealed to us. HOBOS is supported by many sponsors. Her Royal Highness Princess Basmabint Ali of Jordan stands for HOBOS as its patroness. This sustainable non-profit project already has received several awards, e.g. from UNESCO.
Würzberg's HOBOS Project at the European Teaching Festival
Christoph Bauer knows exactly what students can learn from honeybees. This biology and chemistry teacher has been using HOneyBee...